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Saturday 18th July 2015

A successful moth day despite a clear and windy night, 47 species were recorded; highlights were 3 Pine Hawks, a Cream-bordered Green Pea, a Dark Sword-grass, Lappet, and a Small Mottled Willow.

Birds included a Turtle Dove, 2 Green Sandpipers, a Greenshank, a Cetti's Warbler and a Grasshopper Warbler.

Norfolk News from Birdnet
> Norfolk Broad-billed Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB 10:45 flew out into The Wash TF650328
> Norfolk Broad-billed Sandpiper Snettisham RSPB 08:20 at south end of pits + 2 Little Stint TF650328
> Norfolk 4 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh this evng + 7 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper, 6 Spotted Redshank & Little Gull PE31 8BB
> Norfolk Pomarine Skua Cley NWT today + 7 Spoonbill, 2 Little Stint & 5 Little Gull NR25 7SA
> Norfolk Adult Pomarine Skua W/past Sheringham mid mrng
> Norfolk 6 Spoonbill Cley NWT on Pope's Marsh mid mrng + 1s Little Gull on The Serpentine NR25 7SA
> Norfolk 8 Spoonbill Titchwell RSPB on freshmarsh mid mrng PE31 8BB
> Norfolk No Sign of Spotted Crake Titchwell RSPB by 07:20 + 6 Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpiper & Spotted Redshank PE31 8BB